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Sydney’s 11 things to eat, sip and laugh to this November

Pipilotti Rist: Sip My Ocean Exhibit

Dive into the Museum of Contemporary Art for the “Sip My Ocean” exhibit. The gallery will be transformed in an emotional, colourful and ecosexual environment. You’ll be mesmerized and in a state of trance laying on a lily pad watching underwater scenes of the video aquarium.

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Museum of Contemporary Art till Sunday 18 February from $12

Singapore: Inside Out

This two day event will be celebrating and showcasing Singapore’s top artists, designers, photographers, filmmakers and even chefs. Held in Kensington Street, the event has something for everyone. From Singapore fashion stalls, to live entertainment and even food stalls run by Alex Lee (Alex Lee Kitchen) collaborating with Singaporean chef, Jeremy Cheok.

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Kensington Street, Chippendale Friday 3 – Sunday 5 November free

Night Nation Run

The world’s first running music festival, the Night Nation Run is here! Embrace the journey as you run, leap or even dance through the several illuminated music stages with like DJ’s. Don’t forget to stay around at the main stage for an after party!

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1 Art Gallery Road, Sydney Saturday 4 November, 4:30 – 10pm $65

The High Tea Party

What a woman wants all in a grand ballroom. Think sparkling wine, dazzling fashion, pampering, shopping and of course a mouthwatering high tea served in the finest Royal Albert tea ware. Presented by The Australian Women’s Weekly, this two day event must not be missed.

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The Hilton Sydney – 488 George Street Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 November $120

Yack Festival

The newest festival on the block. Yack Festival is here to do one thing, make us laugh. The two-week event will be hosted by a range of Australia’s top comedians, filmmakers, writers and commentators all talking about race, gender, conflict and religion. Get your yack on.

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Giant Dwarf, 199 Cleveland St Redfern Sunday 5 – Sunday 19 November from $15

Muriel’s Wedding the Musical

The infamous line, “you’re terrible Muriel” can now be heard live and in person. Muriel’s Wedding has been transformed into a musical and is coming to Sydney! Melbourne born actress Maggie McKenna will be playing the much mixed emotion role of Muriel Heslop. Directed by PJ Hogan, the Australian story will surely be a blast.

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Roslyn Packer Theatre, 22 Hickson Road Walsh Bay Monday 6 November – Saturday 27 January from $79

Newtown Festival

Held on the luscious Camperdown Memorial Rest Park in Newtown, the Newtown Festival is back. With live music, markets, food stalls and dogs – what more do you need? The day event attracts over 90,000 visitors throughout the day, so get planning!

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Camperdown Memorial Rest Park, Newtown Sunday 12 November donation

Japanese Film Festival

Event Cinemas George Street will be transforming into a 10 day, Japanese Film Festival event. There will be everything from comedies to dark dramas and action movies. Guests will be delighted by the range of new releases and classics that will be premiering.

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Event Cinemas George Street – 505-525 George Street Sydney Thursday 16 – Sunday 26 November $18.50

Project Botanicals

Immerse yourself in a sensory adventure to explore the experience of cocktails, food and technology. The two hour journey will allow patrons to visit a range of venues that represents Bombay Sapphire’s botanical locations around the world; from Spain, to Indonesia, to Morocco and even China. You won’t need your passport, as you’ll be in the hustle of Sydney’s walls.

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225 Euston Road, Alexandria Thursday 16 – Sunday 19 November $40

Sydney Vegan Market

Hidden in the streets of Marrickville at the Sydney Portugal Club is the one-day event, the Sydney Vegan Market. With a range of food stalls you’ll be racing to like Soul Burger and Suzy Spoon ‘s Vegetarian Butcher, guests will also be able to purchase an extensive range of home wares and fashion that supports veganism and most important cruelty free living.

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Sydney Portugal Club – 100 Marrickville Road, Marrickville Sunday 19 November, 9am – 4pm free

Taste Orange @ Barangaroo

The name says it all. Wine lovers will be in awe as you gaze at the extensive range of wineries and producers Orange has to offer. The perfect pairing will be available at the day event with a selection of wine and food to taste.

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Stargazer Lawn, Barangaroo Reserve Sunday 26 November, 11am – 5pm free